Failing is learning and exploring
[Many people] think it means accept failure with dignity and move on. The better, more subtle interpretation is that failure is a manifestation of learning and exploration. If you aren’t experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it. And, for leaders especially, this strategy — trying to avoid failure by out-thinking it — dooms you to fail.
When babies learn to walk, they fall often. That doesn't stop them from walking again. They may cry, or they may chuckle. What happens then, is they stand up and walk again. We can learn a lot about rising from failure, by watching these younglings.
Focus is saying no to 1,000 good ideas.
Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure.